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Celebrating Narrative Non-Fiction: The Portobello Prize

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This event will bring together a panel of leading practitioners to discuss the craft of narrative non-fiction, its scope and its limitations, and what it means to write a truly great true story.

Mark O'Connell, journalist and author of To be a Machine.

Ben Rawlence, author of City of Thorns and Portobello Prize judge.

Sharmaine Lovegrove, publisher at Dialogue Books and Portobello Prize judge.

Sophie Lambert, literary agent at Conville & Walsh and Portobello Prize judge.

The panel will be chaired by author and Editorial Director at Granta Max Porter and followed by a Q&A - where you will get your chance to ask about the nuts and bolts of non-fiction writing, how the winner was determined, and what publishers and agents look for when searching for the next defining book of our age.

There will then be a short break before the winner of the prize is announced.

Tickets: £8 standard / £5 Foyalty members including a glass of prosecco. When purchasing a Foyalty ticket, please do not forget to bring your Foyalty card with you.

Venue: Level 6, Foyles 107 Charing Cross Road